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to show you some of the hardest hit areas. >> and people living in working in new york city they depend on public transportation to get around. sandy brought all of that to a complete spot. find out when spans assistance is back and running. 83 is nice and clear. i'll let you know how traffic is shaping up on 95 and 695 coming up next. >> and you are taking a live look at new york city's time square where cleanup efforts are still underway following hurricane sandy. we'll have all the details coming up next on good morning maryland. >>> 4:39. thanks for joining us. in the aftermath of sandy hospitals in new york are struggling to stay open and operate in the height of the storm. the nyu medical center had to be evacuated, this morning another hospital is closing its doors and moving their patients. abc2 news kirk union key is outside that hospital. >> it's power is out. they had backup generators, they thought they'd be oak but they realized the flooding was worse than anticipated. they had to evacuate patients and relocate them to other hospitals in the area. it's been quite the proces
,000 still stranded in this new jersey town. >>> crisis in new york. nearly half the city without power. at least two dozen dead, as the biggest hospitals fight to stay up and running. forced to evacuate the sickest patients down dark flights of stairs. >>> and, the aftermath. our team travels to the outer edges of the storm's fury, to towns demolished by a giant wall of water, where people were rescued from rooftops and sandy's misery stretches on. >> announcer: from the global resources of abc news, with bill weir and cynthia mcfadden in new york city, and terry moran in tom's river, new jersey, this is a special edition of "nightline," the perfect storm. october 31st, 2012. >> good evening, i'm terry moran and i'm in tom's river, new jersey, one of the hard-hit communities on the water in this state. the water that superstorm andy hurled against the atlantic seaboard from maryland, all the way up to new york city and beyond. so many communities utterly devastated. you can see this kind of scene, as you see behind me, mile after mile on this coast. and two days after landfall now, the
towards normalcy. >>> in new york this morning, more signs of life getting back to routine. the city's massive subway system is roaring back to life. except in hard-hit manhattan. >> more power is being restored to that area, as well. that's where we find abc's mark greenblatt once again this morning. good morning, mark. >> reporter: good morning to you. right now, the death toll from hurricane sandy stands at a grisly 74. and over in new jersey, there's a looming threat ona and ongoine from ruptured natural gas lines. but in this neighborhood in lower manhattan, the lights are on for the first morning since sandy struck. the nation's largest public transit system will begin rolling again this morning, but with limited service. some tunnels and stations remain flooded. and power is still out in much of downtown. but the lights began to turn back on in some areas near wall street. still, subways won't run yet to the city's financial district. traffic clogged the streets as people returned to work. new york city mayor bloomberg announced only vehicles with three or more occupants will
there helicopter 23 over staten island new york. it's named after 23 new york city police officers who lost their lives on september 11th. the crew performed a rooftop rescue in a flooded neighborhood. they helped five adults and a child trapped get out of their house. >>> around the nation, the united states border patrol they say an attempt to illegally cross into arizona was a huge failure. you can see why. the suspected smugglers tried to drive this jeep over a 14- foot high border fence using a makeshift ramps. patrolling agents saw it and the jeep got stuck. the suspects ran back into mexico and agents removed the jeep. they have received it as well as the ramp. >>> a fight for a parking spot took a dangerous turn. a 65-year-old man jumped on the hood of another car. the driver was inside that car. the whole thing caught on tape. now it turns out evelyn denese said harold coaler got out of control when he got out to get a parking spot. denese keyed her car. he confronted her. as she tried to drive away he jumped on the hood of her car. she drove with him on the car for about 300 yards
're already seeing rain working its way into the new york city area. it's raining in jersey. there are winds that are picking up across the region here gusting over 40 miles an hour at times. by wednesday night is that upper air jet gets caught up with this surface low, it intensifies it. the winds actually pick up to gusts of 50 miles an hour at times, especially on the east shore of long island. the rain continues just a very period there. now, this system is -- now it looks like it's going to slow down a bit. it will weaken a little but it's not going to lose its grip completely on the area all the way into the thursday time frame so we're going to continue to see some rain shower activity along coastal areas in here. on the backside of the system we're actually going to see enough cold air to produce some snow. it could be the heavy wet variety, especially from the cat skills right up through the add iron daks here and into parts of northern new england. if the snowfall values get to be a few inches or so and we combine that with some brisk winds in that area, we may look at another roun
for the new york city marathon. but ran it in -- >> in had you hadson, wisconsin. >> meet the woman who toughed it out for charity. >> it was so fantastic. >> plus, coast-to-coast winners in our ipad give away. now get tuesday's buzz word for your chance and witness the great bug guy prank at the beach. >> nothing like a bunch of guys getting together for a dirt bike in the woods. >> that's a bunch of guys. >> i got to warn you, this one is going to be a little tough to watch. >> down he goes. >> you guys see what made him fall? >> no. >> it looked like he almost hit into his buddy. >> he hit something. took him down. >> watch what takes him out. >> mother [ bleep ]. >> oh! >> great, awesome. >> where is it going? is it stuck in his head? >> he's got a stick impaled in his cheek. >> there's blood on his gear? >> he was wearing a full-face helmet. >> he takes the camera off his helmet and takes his helmet off to get a better look. >> oh no! >> it's in his face. it's in his face. >> where is it coming out? does it come out? >> it's not the whole way through, but it's definitely going thro
, especially with people a little older. new york city gets down to 34. that's the city. you go outside of the city, and some of the affected areas. the power's out. you got all that cold sitting around. it could be in the 20s, easily. and the windchill will be even worse. i wanted to mention that. and then, i got another threat, of course i do. wednesday into thursday, that cold air meets moisture in the south. does it sound familiar? it's not the same. i promise you, it's not the same. five-foot to ten-foot waves are possible. and some snow heading to some of the inland and higher elevation areas. i'll have more on this and the nation's weather coming up. for now, back to dan. >> just what we do not need in the disaster zone. ginger, thank you. >>> this morning, the feds say they are taking measures in the massive gas shortages. these are reminiscent of the 1970s gas crisis. people are starting to get very, very cranky out there. can this new action taken by fema and the military make a difference? alex perez is in clifton, new jersey. good morning to you, sir. >> reporter: dan, good
weir and tonight, juju chang in new york city, this is fwhl until, november 2nd, 2012. >>> good evening, i'm juju chang. in the five days since superstorm sandy ravaged the east coast, those caught in its path are still reeling from the magnitude of the crisis. we now know the storm took the lives of at least 105 people, and caused an estimated $50 billion in damage and knocked out power to 8.5 million initially and 3.6 million people still remain in the dark tonight. and late today, in new york city, the largest marathon in the world was canceled for the first time ever in its 42-year history, following days of outrage at the specter of precious resources being deployed away from relief efforts. not far from the starting blocks for the marathon, staten island is a wasteland of destruction. >> within seconds, my street was getting flooded with water. >> reporter: jennifer has been staying at this hilton garden inn since the storm forced her to evacuate. >> they didn't have jackets, they didn't have nothing. we had nothing for them, no diapers, we just literally ran for our lives. >> rep
of picking through the rubble and those treasured possessions they had. just outside of new york city, kirk i know that you started out here in maryland over on kent island and made your way through new jersey. give us an idea of how bad it is and the things you've seen along the way. >> reporter: well, here in hoboken they're dealing with power outages and flood waters which have receded. we made our way up the jersey shore and saw some pretty unbelievable things. we stopped in cape may, a beach called reed's beach. we saw homes decimated by the storm, entire living rooms ripped off the back of the home, unbelievable stuff, and further north of new jersey we found a marina that had also been destroyed by the storm, boats tossed around like toys, probably a good 30 to 40 boats destroyed. i talked to at least one boater out there who said he couldn't believe his eyes. he could not believe what he was seeing. many people describing it the same way from reed's beach to that marina. they're saying it looks like a bomb blew off and just destroyed everything in its path. back here in hoboken, the a
is did the new york city rat survive hurricane sandy? >> please. >> all the flooding. >> they would survive a nuclear war. >> that's the thing. everyone thinks, an urban legend, there are just as many rats under, under new york, an old city built on top of, all of the sort of, the different layers of new york. they think there is one rat for every person. which would make 8 million rats. don't think there are 8 million rats. >> disgusting. >> i remember growing up, taking the 14th street, l train. they're not afraid of you. walk up to you. look at you. run along the third rail which is, supposed to electrocute them, does nothing to them. >> everywhere in the subway. what did the story say? did they survive this? >> some didn't. majority did. >> good thing maybe some of the babies washed out. took out a younger generation. some of the ones that were n nesting, got drowned. they'll make it no matter what. this weekend. most people half a chance to relax, cope with what is happening. may want to look for a new cocktail, something, different, new. jack daniels has a thing for you. a whi
of abc news, with terry moran, cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in new york city, this is "nightline," november 7th, 2012. >> good evening, i'm bill weir. well, as the happy obama family flew back to washington today, a few conservative pundits observed that if only america had the same demographics as it did under ronald reagan, mitt romney would have won. yes. and if jonie loves chachi was still in primetime, people wouldn't laugh at my parachute pants. the country is changing in waves. and what last night taught us is that the party that knows how to ride those waves wins. here's my co-anchor, terry moran. >> reporter: america awakened to a new political reality this morning. >> what happened? >> i was wrong. >> reporter: so were a lot of republicans. >> i so wish that i had been able to fulfill your hopes to lead the country in a different direction. but the nation chose another leader. >> thank you so much. >> reporter: what happened yesterday's simple, really, and profound and reflected in all those faces in the crowds last night at obama and romney headquarters. the american e
fadden and bill weir in new york city, this is "nightline," november 16th, 2012. >> good friday evening, i'm bill weir. well, only in america is it controversial for me to begin tonight's program by declaring that global warming is really happening. for doubters, 332-straight months of above average temperatures is not proof enough. and even among believers, there's a fight over who to blame, god or man, natural cycles of fossil fuels. the very words climate change were noticeably absent from this past election, but sandy brought them back in a big way and eager to fuel the conversation, two artists convinced they can help skeptics see climate change in ways scientists cannot. if you drive outside of juneau, alaska, past nugget falls and through the blueberry colored icebe icebergs, you will find mendenhall glacier. of what's left of it. >> the ice came out to right about here in 2007. >> reporter: wow. five years ago, we'd be bumping into the glacier right here. >> yeah. >> reporter: and if you time your visit just right, you might run into james, nature photographer, geo-morphologis and reforme
moran, cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in new york city, this is "nightline," november 1st, 2012. >> good evening, i'm terry moran. and tonight, we bring you a fresh crisis in a community already decimated by superstorm sandy. tensions are running high over a dwindling supply of vital fuel and supplies on staten island. perhaps the least well known of new york city's five borrows. just a short ferry ride from manhattan, smack dab in the middle of new york harbor. so, that means it bore the brunt of the devastating flood surge. so, tonight, as search andless kupt continues, my co-anchor cynthia mcfadden is there. good evening, cynthia. >> reporter: good evening, terry. massive disaster are composed of small tragedies, one that played out behind me. you may just be able to make out a staircase that used to lead to a house where mother, father and 13-year-old daughter lived. only the mother survived. those stories are far too common out here in staten island. >> when is the government coming? >> reporter: it was a desperate cry for help. >> we're going to die, if we get killed with the weath
all seen the video and pictures of the aftermath of hurricane sandy. from new jersey to new york city in the north to right here in maryland and garrett county. damage from wind, water and snow is causing huge problems and upsetting many lives. areas that were spared got hit the hardest here in maryland. threefeet of snow block roads and trapping people in their homes. the county put out calls for help. many answered. >> we were prepared both internally and with external assets to be prepared for a direct hit. blessing is we did not receive that. now we are able to use some of our own resources to help others. >> baltimore city sent ems crews to new jersey. the crews handled more than 40 calls in just 12 hours. >>> a few hours up 95 tonight millions of people are still without electricity and heat. at least 105 deaths are being blamed on hurricane sandy. the storm is forcing the city to break with tradition in solidarity. >> hurricane sandy has claimed another casualty. the new york city marathon has been canceled. >> it was clear this was not going to be a celebration of new york. it
years new york city is rationing gas. it could last several weeks. starting this morning the odd- even plate system will go into effect in new york city. and people with odd numbered licenses get on odd days. it is theme it will ease demand and get rid of the long lines. and new jersey implemented the same system next week. >>> the mess that's been left behind by sandy, we forget about the people here in maryland who are struggling because we saw some damage, too. >> and today we can help the people. we have more about how can you lend a helping hand. >> reporter: yes, we are here live in front of the aquarium where they are entouringed to drop off donations. and there will be a bus here and they want people to fill it with donations. and it is called the crab capital of the world. and toys. portable heaters. supplies and tools. officials from golden rain transportation will deliver them to the families. can you drop off your items here in front of the national aquarium from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. here. the goal is to help people get on their feet. live from downtown baltimore, sherrie john
'easter. it is rolling out and weakening. this morning we will see conditions improve, new york city down through pennsylvania. storms over in the mid-atlantic. sunshine for the day in fact. dealing with snowfall. massachusetts on northward. inland, in maine, then rain stays steady and heavy along the coast in maine down on through the cape cod area. still strong gusty wind to deal with too. as far as storm, accumulation goes. heavy snow through wednesday, in connecticut. most of that ended. by the time it is done. a foot. a wide swath extend through maine. by the coast, watch the change over to mixed precipitation. and then plain rainfall. now it is chilly here once again. across the region, many spots in and around the freezing point. changes ahead, thankfully. see warmer air move in as we head through tt end of the end weekend. moving south and west. rob, paula. back to you. >>> sentencing day for the man behind the tucson shooting rampage that almost killed then congresswoman gabrielle giffords. gifford and husband, mark kelly, will be in court as jared loughner faces life behind bars. kelly
to find. nearly half of all gas stations in new york city and new jersey are without power or gas. and people are waiting for hours at the ones that are open to fill up their cars or get fuel for generators back at home. meanwhile though, fema is stepping up delivering 24 million gallons of fuel through tent distribution centers. you have a gaster to share, unrelated to your diet. >> rationing is going to been i fekt probably throughout the week. where we live they -- an area, gas station around the corner, orange cones set up, police office officers. this was an issue, people were after weight in line for hours, they were cutting in front of the person waiting there a long time. of until the time i want to work late sunday night the i heard on meg phones, police officers making announcements to all the people waiting for hours and hours. on the way here, another story, the cab driver at a stoplight. rolls down his window, speaking to a cab driver, do you know where we can get gas. >> my cabbie said i can't drive tomorrow t out of gas. >> not providing it for them. >> crazy. be ca
at the temperatures. charleston, west virginia, is in cold, but everybody else in the 30s. new york city, 39. the outskirts outside of the city even colder, closer to freezing. the windchills this morning are right there with you. i would love to tell you that it's getting warmer, but as people getting power back, stay in the 30s not only for nyc but atlantic city. false to freezing by early tuesday. we have to talk about this storm, of course, you got that jet stream holding on to that cold air. it's going to grab some moisture down in the southeast and that's where it picks up the pace and it starts to form the nor'easter. rain showers from the carolinas tuesday down into florida. for wednesday, it starts to move north. that's when the winds pick up in the northeast. 50-mile-an-hour winds. and then by thursday, it really mixing with some cold air. coastal new england gets the rain. back here in upstate new york. poconos getting into some of the snow. so, how much and what to expect? here it is, one to three inches of rain. six to 12-foot waves. and, of course, that inland snow. we'll have
5,000 feet up to show new york was actually two cities. and he said it was difficult to secure a helicopter the day after the storm. >> and he was able to get gas. >>> and a super star may an online star for someone usually in the shadows. very animated sign language interpreter for mayor mike bloomberg. hard to keep your eyes on the mayor, isn't it. >> that inspired "saturday night live's" own news interpreter alongside governor chris christie. >> also, i'd like to give a sincere thanks for bred obama on how he handled the election. on election day, i'm voting for mitt romney, but if i had to pick one guy who had my back during a crisis, it would be barack obama. it's amazing. true inspiration. again, i'll be a good soldier, i'll vote for romney, but i'm going to hate it. >> a late-blooming mon narcotic butterfly is my greating later eye today aborted a southwest airlines flight. the monarch was discovered in upstate new york still in its caterpillar state. >> its mates have already flown south and it's much too cold for the butterfly to fly southwest. so southwest agreed to t
and their excitement for the reelected president. >> new york city where excitement filled times square and it's a nice change frrt images we have been showing out of new york in the wake of sandy. crowds went crazy when the president projected to win reelection. >> and another major new york city landmark showing off the patriotic side. the life on the -- lights on the empire state building red, white and blue and blue at base of it and that's because it's in honor of president obama's win. the american people have spoken and you have reelected president obama for a second term. >> he has spooferers -- supporters gather to celebrate the very maniry and we have more on the big win. >> reporter: thousands packed the chicago convention center to celebrate the current and future president barack obama. >> our journey has been long, we have picked ourselves up, we have fought our way back, and we know in our hearts that for the united states of america, the best is yet to come. >> reporter: tonight's outcome was anything but certain. it has been six months and more than 100 rallies since the president offi
to know, do you think the new york city mar thong should be held as scheduled? let us foe what you think. logon to our facebook page at wnnfans.com. you believe they should go ahead. >> i do. we've been talking about this for a few days. yes, i mean i did run the marine corps marathon and i remember we did it at the u.s. attorneys office, a group of prosecutors to raise money for aids and aids awareness and raised a lot of money and the district got a lot of money because there are a lot of people that travel in, the local businesses thrive during that time and $340 million is a lot of money for the city. >> i get it. >> after this devastation. >> i get the economy. i get the charity, part of it. i get that folks have already booked hotels and flights. i get that you want to make a statement that new york is still going to be new york and all that, they're still finding bodies in home. cops and workers have been working for days long shift. it's time to restrain resources and running in all that hoopla that folks just lost everything. there's no right answer. >> i wonder what our viewers
investing. >> announcer: "nightline" continues from new york city with cynthia mcfadden. >> adoption can be a beautiful thing. bringing together babies who need parents with parents who are desperate for children. about 50,000 children are adopted into new families by american parents every year. i was once one of them. but now comes a highly unusual new way to make a match. craigslist. that's right. a place where people buy and sell their old stuff, that marketplace is now facilitating adoptions. good idea? we asked abc's reena ninan to take a look. >> reporter: what you're about to see is a most unusual family reunion. >> hi! >> reporter: 2-year-old ben welcoming his biological mother into his home for the very first time. his adopted family right behind him. >> hi! >> reporter: an extraordinary journey for all of them. tammy, the girl from the wrong side of the tracks, who gave ben up. tracy, the suburban mom who took him in. perhaps most stunning, though, is how they found each other. what do you say when you tell people, i found my baby on craigslist? >> yeah, well, i try to phrase
, cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in new york city, this is "nightline," november 8th, 2012. >> good evening, i'll bill weir. well, today in arizona, a 77-year-old man took his first free breath in 38 years. of course, people leave prison every day in this country, but what makes this moment extraordinary are the twists and turns that preceded it. the double homicide, the exwife's accusations, the desperate decades spent trying to prove innocence. abc's dan harris has been following this story for years, and brings us the very latest in this "nightline" investigates. >> reporter: you are looking at bill macumber's first breaths of freedom, after serving 38 years for a double murder he says he did not commit. >> big day, family day. >> reporter: this scene, the culmination of an astonishingly nasty fight between macumber and two powerful women. his ex-wife and also the governor of arizona. late today, at his first news conference, macumber cried when talking about the lawyers who fought to get him out. >> excuse me, excuse the emotion, but -- i'm here because of all these people. so -- i woul
with terry moran, cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in new york city. this is "nightline," november 13th, 2012. >>> good evening, i'm terry moran. well the twists just keep on coming in the scandal that led cia director david petraeus to step down. and today there was a stunning new turn that now the top general in afghanistan is feeling the unwelcome glare of the spotlight. at the center of it all, a tampa socialite named jill kelly. and abc's brian ross has set out to discover who this woman really its who has helped unravel the careers of one of the most powerful men in america. >> reporter: her destrakttracto harsh saying she is a social climbing bored socialite. in the course of only a few days two of the most powerful men in america have been surrounded by scandal because of action she's has taken. sending shock waves all the way to the white house. >> well i certainly, think, wouldn't call it welcome. >> reporter: first it was cia director david petraeus. and now it is general john allen, running the war in afghanistan. togeth together, a devastating blow to a country at war. >> anythin
to new york city, and long island. going on 11 days of a fuel shortage, drivers have a short fuse. >> impossible. there is no gas or you wait three hours. >> reporter: many running out before they reach the pump. last night a cop was there to keep peace, and helped a man push his car the final block. a new york man was charged with running down a police officer after he was told to move his car from a gas line because it was blocking traffic. more than 500,000 customers across the region are living without power. many also need gas to keep generators running in frigid temperatures. >> 90% is not a victory, the 10% who don't have power is a defeat, we will keep working and keep pushing the issue until that number is zero. 10 days after the killer storm, new york city mayor, michael bloomberg is taking action. instituting, odd, even gas rationing system. it will be available to drivers with license plate numbers ending in an odd number or a letter beginning today. drivers with plate numbers ending in even or zero can get gas starting saturday. we have to do something. it's practical
to recover from the destruction and parts of new york city are still paralyzed. some subway service has returned and it was announced that power will be restored to all of manhattan by saturday. with limited photograph are i can into the city lines for buss are growing people ordered to drive with three passengers are stuck in traffic or running out of gas. >> i had this luckyly so i just got out of my car and ran to the nearest gas station. >> reporter: the coast guard is working to bring in more fuel and the marathon is still a go despite criticism that runner runners will go through devastated areas. >> and families could only stand by helplessly as trees came falling down around their homes. this video from long island, john wassing as sandy toppled multiple trees right down the street. the fire then started at the end of the street. just watch the trees. >> furniture and debris all piled up. the devastation is so bad leaders aren't sure how many homes have been impacted. a beach front restaurant, the storm surge from sandy sent water crashing through a window. he didn't get help
as that. >> reporter: new york city kids went back to school today. most big apple subways up and running. and those gas lines, still long, but getting shorter, as the new supply makes its way to the battered storm zone. but in the hard-hit rockaways neighborhood, jane marino is at her breaking point. >> give us the services that everybody needs out here. we're desperate. >> reporter: after the storm, jane stayed behind with her elderly parents -- the ambulance for her mother couldn't make it through the sand-clogged streets. >> i've resorted to putting on the gas jets on the stove. >> reporter: they are among the 1.4 million people still without power in the wake of hurricane sandy -- 115,000 of them right here in new york city. with temperatures expected to dip below freezing tonight, hypothermia is a real threat especially for the elderly and young children. sandy's death toll is at 106 people. 40 in new york city alone. and the cold brings fresh fear. >> this evening nypd patrol officers will use loudspeakers to urge people to go where they can be warm. >> reporter: most shelters stil
on the ground, from new york city into the new england states many we thought this storm might make a southern push, put maryland more into that coating to an inch type scenario. it just did not pan out. no shoveling required. plows can take it easy. you can see the center of the storm a couple hundred miles off of atlantic city, new jersey and sending in the wrap around prescription -- precipitation. temperatures diving into the 30s, just above freezing, enough for slick spots. trend for tomorrow we'll warm it up. 32 tonight. a few snow showers but mainly to the north and east. tomorrow 50 under clearing skies. it will stay breezy. and then 33 tomorrow night as we stay clear, cold. the outlook into the weekend is good stuff. temperatures getting mild. we're at 60 on saturday. some spots south of the city toward edgewater, 70. that's good news for the veterans day parade. kind of an ugly night, especially eastern shore, up through cecil. >>> all right. you have voted and the verdict is. it's the president who beat out mitt romney. tory dunnan joins us with more on the president's big night. >>
canceled the iconic new york city marathon for the first time in history. 40,000 runners from all over the world sidelined. and even a lot of those athletes wondered how anyone ever thought they could possibly run when so many communities around them are suffering. abc's dan harris now on this huge controversy, the big decision and the breaking news tonight. dan? >> reporter: diane, good evening. as you know, the mayor really wanted this race to be run. he hoped it would be a sign of unity in this crippled city, but he admitted it had become a source of controversy and division. it was scenes like this -- this is your house right here? >> yeah. this is my house. i used to be over there. >> reporter: jux posed against scenes like this that forced the mayor to cancel the marathon. today, we saw them loading in cases of vodka. private party going on in here. and pal lets of water and food. this is a lot of provisions. can't go in this area? but the pictures that truery did not sit well in this city were hundreds of thousands still don't have power, four large diesel generators. how many h
risen in new york city and of course a lot of people are still devastated by the fires. they can't go anywhere, and water conservation also a huge issue. let's head live to hoboken where we see remay marsh. >>> the national guard are still on stand by, yesterday they rescued people trapped inside their house, but this morning some good news. that contaminated flood water in this area is all gone. >> it's been three days since super storm sandy bore down on the east coast, but recovery is just beginning. governor chris christie of new jersey is asking for patience. >> i need you to have patience as i'm trying to get all these things done. >> christie accompanied president obama on a tour of storm damage yesterday. the president said americans go through tough times, but always bounce back. >> my commitment to the people on this block, the people in this community, and the people in this state is that that same spirit will carry over all the way through until our work is done. >> in new york limited subway service is beginning today with flooded tunnels and packed buses many commuters h
in new york city following the aftermath of hurricane sandy, and we're very grate phil. >> reporter: more than 300 animals have been rescued by aspca workers and along with distributing pet supplies and operating mobile clinics, the aspca helped nearly 16,000 animals in sandy-affected area. >> need to get an apartment, so i'm basically bringing him here where he can be taken care of because he's just like my child. >> the goal is to provide the people who have been displaced by hurricane sandy an opportunity to bring their pets in, board them for up to 30 days and really just focus on getting their lives back together. >> reporter: proving in the aftermath of devastation, our furry friends are never forgotten. rescuers say many pets not only need shelter but serious medical attention. in the coming weeks we hope to see lots of happy reunions, but, dan and bianna, for those pets that can't find their families, they will be in need of new hopes. >> a lot of animals. bazi, thank you for being here. we appreciate it. >> sure. >>> and coming up on "good morning america," all in the family. pol
have their bases flooded more likely to fall over. >> this is the new york city police department. >> reporter: new york city is prepping again urging residents in the lowest lying areas to move out of the storm's path ago as parks, playgrounds and beaches are expected to close for 24 hours beginning at noon tomorrow. new jersey officials are watching the path of the storm closely. >> just when i thought i was going to start to get some more sleep we're going to get the nor'easter and i think it's going to be all hands on deck again. >> how much more can we take? >> reporter: at the peak of the power outages, more than 8.5 million people were without power. today, close to a million are still in the dark. and now the fear is that those who just got their power back may lose it again. >> why does it always happen we get creamed with a storm and then two days later there's another storm? >> reporter: elinda restaina, a mother of seven, is trying to work fast to salvage what she can before the next round of rain and wind. >> you can take our home but you can't take our heart. >> repo
slammed new york city. and people there are still begging for gasoline, food and clothing and now they don't know how much longer they can survive. >> we are going to die if we get killed with the weather we are going to die and freeze. >> we are getting. >> captain is presumed dead. >>> all right. time for a check on the weather i know we are waiting for some warmth and sunny skies and i feel like we deserve it. >> all right here's lynette with a check of the forecat. you are getting some -- forecast. you say you are getting negative responses about the cool temperatures. >> since sandy left the area, they say lynette we need the sun and i've been promising we will see it for the weekend. so don't let me down mother nature. let's talk about what he's going on -- what's going on right now. it's cold et that's not going to -- it's cold. that's not going to change. look at temperatures right now coming in at 40 degrees in aberdeen and perry haul and davidsonville at 42 and it's going to be breezy for today as well. the breeze is still sticking around right now the wind out of the west at abo
. >>> the city of new york is rationing gas trying to get people what they need. >>> and baltimore is stepping up and helping those impacted by sandy. we're live showing you how can you lend a hand to those in the state reeling from the massive storm. that's ahead on this friday, november 9th. >>> you want to make plans then you have to know what the weather will be like. >> we're checking by with a check of the forecast. >> i like to plan for the weekend. >> you do that during the week. >> exactly. >>> this what we have the power radar now, not a lot. we have all the sweeps on. we're scanning the skies. get out there and enjoy. now how will you dress? that's the question. clarksville's temperature coming in at 36 degrees. we're cold this morning not as cold as we have been but make sure you bundle up as you head out the door. and the winds out of the northwest at 5 miles per hour. and a bit of an improvement and a wind chill. and coming in at 40 right now. as we head throughout the day. this is what you can expect by lunchtime. let's get a check of traffic. >> we're dealing with the effects of t
're coming or going. >> reporter: mayor michael bloomberg says only 25% of new york city's gas stations are open that's why he is starting a gas rationing program based on the last number of people's license plates. matt kozar, abc news, new york. >> thanks to matt for the report. a new development this morning in the case of the tennis umpire accused of bludgeoning her 80-year-old husband with a coffee cup. an initial dna test showed that lois goodman's dna was not on the cup in their home where her husband died. goodman's attorney says it bolsters the claim that allen goodman fell down the stairs while holding the cup and she passed the polygraph test. >>> the company that makes 7-up is being sued by an advocacy group accused of making false claims about anti-ox dants. ad for certain varieties of 7-up give impression that anti-oxidants come from fruit. and that it prohibits from companies fortifying soft drinks with nutrients. >> i always go to soft drinks looking for vitamins and minerals. a guy walked into a hooters, wants a drink, no big deal, right? >> of course. it was a big real
: yesterday, new york city mayor michael bloomberg endorsed president obama. the independent mayor has been critical of the president and mitt romney. but he says sandy changed his thinking. and that president obama will take action on climate change. rob and sunny, back to you. >> karen, thanks a lot. tuesday night, let abc be your place for live up-to-the-minute results with george stephanopoulos and diane sawyer. >>> the former president of penn state has been charged with a cover-up in the jerry sandusky scandal. graham spanier is accused of perjury, obstruction and child endangerment. his lawyer says the facts don't support the charges. and says the governor is behind what they call a politically-motivated frameup. >>> he's a scene across montana as police chase a wanted man from virginia. the suspect started throwing pipe bombs out his window. some of the bombs went off. but no one was hurt. the chase went on for 40 miles before officers disabled the suspect's car. now, he faces charges in both montana and virginia. >>> and in hawaii, an incredible record-setting feat. a washington hi
'easter. starting today in new york city, gas rationing, based on the number of your license plate and the lines for gas and cars and on foot, still stretching long. 25% of the 800 gas stations in the area, shut down. and the city says this could go on another two weeks. about a half a million people are still without power in new york and new jersey. >>> and still ahead here on "world news," a secret to saving a lot of real money this holiday. what is the best day of the week to buy your plane tickets? do you know? that answer and more when we come back. okay, now here's our holiday gift list. aww, not the mall. well, i'll do the shopping... if you do the shipping. shipping's a hassle. i'll go to the mall. hey. hi. you know, holiday shipping's easy with priority mail flat rate boxes from the postal service. if it fits, it ships anywhere in the country for a low flat rate. yea, i know. oh, you're good. good luck! priority mail flat rate boxes. online pricing starts at $5.15. only from the postal service. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] you've been years in the making. and there are many years ahead.
. these winds across new york city, are 20-mile-per-hour to 30-mile-per-hour winds that will take us all the way through today. that's all the way from the great lakes, well back into new england, putting up with the strong, gusty winds again today. >> and, sam, we're not done with the threats yet, either. >>> gas leaks could send homes up in flames at any moment. abc's terry moran has the latest on that from bay head. good morning, terry. >> reporter: good morning, george. as dawn comes up over the atlantic behind me, it's hard to imagine that placid ocean obliterating a sand dune and slamming these homes. you can see it here, knocking homes off foundations. ripping out the infrastructure. there's countless gas lines ruptured up and down this shoreline. that's the main danger now, gas. >> one spark, i know it. just really never expected to be what it was. >> reporter: mary ward, like so many here on the jersey shore, has been through so much. >> everywhere you go, you hear -- just the gas, all the open gas lines, going. just scared to death. >> reporter: fire now stalks the shore. this blaze fu
to the escalating gas crisis in the northeast. widespread rationing is expanding to include new york city and long island. abc's john muller is at a gas station right here in manhattan, where the lines have been extraordinarily long. good morning to you, john. >> reporter: good morning, elizabeth. and they still are long. take a look. they stretch for blocks. they are long. they are intense. we haven't seen anything like this since the 1970s. rationing in place. if you have an odd-numbered plate, you can fill up on an odd-numbered date. you have an even-numbered plate, you can fill up on an even-numbered date. officers here. they're directing traffic. they're keeping the peace. there's some hot tempers here. and they're making sure that today's the right day to fill up. this morning, day 11 of impossibly long lines and impossibly scarce gasoline. rationing has spread to new york city and long island. a massive humanity, starving for fuel with an increasingly short fuse. >> it's impossible. there is no gas or you wait three hours. >> reporter: many are running out before they even reach the pump. l
the hearings. >>> superstorm sandy ripped through new york leaving parts of the city in shambles and today, president obama will see the devastation firsthand. he's going to meet with victims who are still recovering from the storm. the president will also visit the first responders who helped during the crisis. some people living on long island are still without power. more than two weeks after sandy struck. >>> it appears making a movie about our 16th president has some perks because today the cast and the crew of the new movie "lincoln" are heading to the white house. steven spielberg directed the film and daniel day-lewis is abraham lincoln. >>> news around the nation right now. a hearing is scheduled for the machine accused -- man accused of murdering 6-year-old etan patz more than 30 years ago. he disappeared from his new york city home and never found. police say that pedro hernandez confessed to the crime back in may and his lawyer claims he's delusional. >>> he is instead in the hospital. colorado movie theater shooting suspect james holmes was taken to the hospital for an unspeci
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city. abc 2news. >> check that even further north. it's still impossible to get into new york city. the storm crippled the transportation system people tried to get into manhattan. parts of the subway system reopened this morning but some of the tunnels and stations are still filled with water. cars are only allowed in if they are carrying three or for people. >>> and while some people took the bus to work others just hiked across the brooklyn bridge. took some hours to walk to work. many businesses in new york closed wednesday so today is the first time that they made the trek. >> it's amazing what we missed by 100 miles. now we watch the back received sandy continuing to pull in that chilly northern flow. bringing a few showers to the area and that gloomy look out there to the sky. that will continue to be the case through the evening and into a good part of the day tomorrow. there are snow showers, still out of garret with all that snow. by the way a lot of attention on the dam as it'll reach it's highest flood forecast this evening at 18.7 feet. thank goodness that is five fee
: new york city kids went back to school, the big apple subways up and running, and the gas lines still long but getting shorter as the new supply makes its way to the battered storm zone. in the hard hit rockaways neighborhood, this woman is at her breaking point. >> eight days. the mayor talks. the governor says the sun is out today. who cares? who cares if the sun is out today. get us the services that everybody need out here. we are desperate. >> reporter: after the storm, jane stayed behind with her elderly parents. the ambulance for her mother couldn't make it through the sand-clogged streets. >> i have resorted to putting on the gas jets on the stove. >> among the 1.4 million people without power in the weak of hurricane sandy. 115,000 right here in new york city. with temperatures expected to dip below freezing, hypothermia is a threat especially for the elderly and young children. sandy's death toll its at 106 peopw york city alone. and the cold brings fresh fear. >> nypd patrol officers would use loud speakers to urge people to go where they can be warm. >> shelters have bed a
to those in need. >>> new york city marathon may have been canceled. instead of embarking the 26.2- mile race, they stayed in to the community to hope victims, thousands of people were delivering supplies and taking donations door to door. statin island was hit hard by the storm. >>> met life stadium in the wake of sandy, the knock giants played at home against the steelers. before the game there was a tribute honoring the victims. first responders emergency medical personnel and volunteers who helped with the rescue efforts. the giants put up a fight. the steelers won. 24-20. ravens are in ball mow, baltimore. first on resulted in a touchdown and in between then and the last fife minutes in the fourth quarter didn't look good. the ravens trailed the browns by one before putting together a drive that sealed the game, final score from cleveland, ravens win, 22-15. >>> ladies night at mt bank stadium, 5000 female fans will join players for a purple evening. this is videos fans will get stadium access, and participate in on field activities. players will be there to sign autographs, the pur
, making sure looters are not taking advantage of the situation. >>> the new york city marathon will happen this weekend. super storm sandy hit the city hard but the race will go on. the mayor made the announcement today. it's scheduled for sunt . a big event like this can help boost the city's resolve and bring people together. >> the nc marathon shows off the spirit of the city like no other. the best thing we can do is celebrate. >> the mayor expects most power to be back on in time for the rate and hopes it will help boost businesses. >>> so much thing as too much candy. do you ever go overboard when buying candy and find yourself left with extra. >> karen had tricks for getting rid of your left overhalloween -- left over halloween streets. >>o ed to buy over 2 billion dollars worth of candy. the sweet stuff can scare parents, so consider stuff for dealing with too many treats. halloween can be a scary time for pediatric dentists. many initiate candy buy-backs why youngsters bring in their sweet treats to exchange for cash and coupons. the dentists send the candy off to operation gratit
toddlers are among 88 people who lost their lives in the storm. 37 of those deaths were in new york city. >> when the lights went out, we heard a lot of stories. officials from one nyu medical center said he believe thousands of mice may have drowned washing away years and years of progress. scientists say the biggest setbacks may be in the field of heart disease and cancer. >>> new tonight a 12-year-old student at central middle school is charged after getting caught with two guns at school. anne arundel school officials said two students told administrators they saw a classmate with a gun on thursday. school resource officers searched the teen's lock are and found the -- locker and found it. >>> and october may be over but weconnect 57600 maryland, it's time. time for marriage equality. question 6 strengthens protections for our churches and guarantees the civil right to commit to the one you love. while there are those trying to divide us, presidents obama and clinton stand with us. pastors, business leaders, newspapers, democrats and republicans are all coming together for question 6
york city police were forced to close penn station because of overcrowding. >> i want to go home. >> reporter: the snowfall forced people in new jersey living in low lying hearse to once again evacuate. the storm even forced fema and the red cross off of staten island, which was decimated by sandy. >> where are they going to put us? >> that's another disaster we don't need at this time. everybody's devastated. they don't know if they're coming or going. >> reporter: the storm has now moved into new england new england. reporting for abc2 news, new york. >> coming up, this is not your typical smash and grab theft, how robber's got away -- robbers got away. >>> a man tried to steal a plane from the airport what is this, top gun? >>> this is an unbelievable heist at a shopping mall. the robbers didn't both are with getaway cars. they drove their motorcycles into the mall. they stopped right in front of a jewelry stoarmt a few went in to grab the loot. the others stayed out holding an ax. >>> a suspect attempted to steal a jet and raise out of the utah airport. this shows him driving
provided five hundred thousand dollars donation so that we can care for displaced pets in new york city following the aftermath of hurricane sandy. >> more than 300 animals have been rescued by aspca responders and distributing pet supplies, the aspca have helped 16,000 animals. >> dint want to leave my dog in a cold apartment. i have driven here where he can be taken care of because he is just like my child. >> the goal is to provide the people that have been displaced by hurricane sandy an opportunity to bring their pets in for up to 30 days and really just focus on getting their lives back together. >> proving in the aftermath of devastation, our furry friends are never forgotten. >>> now, maryland's most accurate forecast. >>> let's take a look. today a lot of clouds across the area. take a look at aloe wet city, clouds for most of the afternoon. temperatures getting to the low 50s in aloe adequacy and the waters looking good but again mostly cloudy skies this afternoon, upper 40s. bethesda not much happening along the links here in bethesda. some sunshine and clouds. manchester, re
out of money. governor andrew cuomo plans to ask $30 billion in aid. new york spent 134 million on emergency relief. gasoline will come to an end in new jersey this morning at 6:00. remain as place in new york city, also in long island, and the city's mayor, michael bloomberg says it will continue for sometime. >>> this morning, as we look at the satellite and radar, both quite active. we see the radar part with the rain pushing from the west to the east, this will continue as we go through the rest of the morning on the backside of the system, cold air funneling. in you can see snow around michigan right now, the great lakes also picking up on that as we go through the rest of the day. things will improve in terms of the wet weather dying out. the colder air will begin to move in here. high pressure will begin to move in. that's going to clear out our skies. tonight, we are going to be able to drop the temperatures off. once again, not seeing snow, because of the fact, well, we missed the timing of the cold air with the rain. it's falling in rain and not snow. looking at the te
of iwo jima. >>> to new york city where people spent the weekend honoring veterans. this is manhattan for the annual veterans parade. this year's event not only paid tribute to the military but organizers promoted it as rally for sandy victims as well. volunteers at the parade collected winter coats for those in need and nearly two weeks after the storm. >>> president obama also paid tribute to men and women who served our country. the president and first lady spent the morning at arlington national cemetery. he laid a wreath on the tomb of the enknown soldier. president o-- unknown soldier. he praise consider -- president obama praised military personnel and their family for sacrifices and say armed forces deserve more than a single day of commemoration. most of us know somebody who served in the armed forces so abc2 news is saluting veterans and we want to know who you are honoring. >> head to aby -- abc2 now is.com/facebook and let us know how you plan to commemorate the day. >>> other top stories on this monday. a late night shooting a at taco bell in columbia during the weekend a
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